Join us at the PSTA annual conference for fantastic professional development, networking, and more. You will leave with a wealth of practical ideas and tools you can immediately incorporate into your classroom, making science learning more engaging, and science teaching more effective than ever before!
The conference will be held on Thursday, November 30 and Friday, December 1 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania.
Stroud™ Water Research Center Presentations on Friday, December 1
Study Your Local Watershed with the NSF Teaching Environmental Sustainability – Model My Watershed Resources
Presenters: Steve Kerlin, Ph.D., Stroud Water Research Center; Nanette Marcum-Dietrich, Ph.D., Millersville University; Melissa Hess, Milton Hershey School; Carolyn Staudt, Concord Consortium; Melinda Daniels, Ph.D., Stroud Water Research Center; and David Reider, Education Design.
Learn about scientific watershed GIS modeling software, a simulated storm model, TI Sensor Tag for schoolyard data, and curriculum resources for middle and high school.
Merging Students, Science, and Streamside Forest Monitoring
Presenters: Jennifer Totora, Steve Kerlin, Ph.D., and Vince O’Donnell, Stroud Water Research Center
Stroud Water Research Center educators will share case studies, models, and curriculum developed to encourage youth in restoring streamside forests and in watershed restoration monitoring.